Teen who duct taped siblings formally charged




The Gibson County Sheriff's Office says the teen who posted a photo of his sister hogtied and bound with duct tape has been formally charged.

The 15-year-old male has been charged with two counts of aggravated child abuse.

He is currently residing in a different location than his two younger sisters. 


A graphic picture of a little girl duct taped and hogtied is under investigation in Gibson County.

The Gibson County Sheriff's Office posted about the photo on their Facebook page, confirming that it is under investigation. Sheriff Paul Thomas also told FOX13 the Department of Child Services is involved in the investigation. 

The Gibson County Sheriff's Office is familiar with the disturbing photo depicting what appears to be a child bound,...

Posted by Gibson County Sheriff's Office on Monday, February 15, 2016

Investigators know who took the photo, which began circulating around Facebook, and the Milan Police Department has confirmed that the suspect will be formally charged on Tuesday. 

Chief Sellers has spoken with Sheriff Thomas about the photo circulating on Facebook of the little girl that was bound....

Posted by Milan Police Department on Monday, February 15, 2016

"This is an ongoing investigation," Sheriff Paul Thomas told FOX13. "Charges are expected, and the little girl is safe."